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Becoming a Church that Learns

Future Faith FUTURE FAITH – TEN CHALLENGES RESHAPING CHRISTIANITY WESLEY GRANBERG-MICHAELSON FORTRESS PRESS, 2018 261 PAGES (PAPERBACK) $18.99 The Rev. Wesley Granberg-Michaelson has dedicated his adult life to understanding how the church relates to a Western culture that appears less and less interested in the gospel and its core values. Granberg-Michaelson is in a true sense both a global citizen and follower of Jesus. With the publication of Future Faith – Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century, he…
Gregg Mast
September 1, 2018

The Lord’s Supper as Welcoming Sacrament? Reversing the Sequence of the Sacraments

Editors' note: In recent years, there has been increasing talk about the sacrament of the Lord's Supper as a feast of welcome and hospitality. Perhaps originally associated with St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, this understanding has gained supporters around the North American church. It is said that in a post-Christian culture, the Lord's Supper is a sacrament to draw people to faith. Baptized or unbaptized, believer, seeker or skeptic, all who are drawn to the Table…

Journeys Spiritual and Global

As Wesley Granberg-Michaelson concludes his seventeen-year tenure as general secretary of the Reformed Church in America, he has given to his friends around the world the gift of an autobiography, a story that carries him from the evangelical fold of the Midwest to the richly diverse halls of the global ecumenical movement. After reading the book, I emailed Wes--who has become a friend and colleague since his arrival as general secretary of the RCA in 1994--and reminded him that the…
Gregg Mast
August 1, 2011